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Swedish car manufacturer Volvo is set to merge its combustion engine operations into with those of its Chinese parent company Geely. The merger will form a stand-alone business and establish a new global player which is looking to develop the next... Read more

Chinese chemical company Yanggu Huatai is to construct a new sulphur factory in Serbia. The total investment is around €30-million, according to reports by local media... Read more

Evergrande New Energy Automobile Group, the electric vehicle subsidiary of Chinese real estate developer Evergrande Group, has signed working partnerships with five global automotive engineering companies to help push the product development of... Read more

The effect of automation on global manufacturing continues to grow as a new report has shown that sales of industrial robots hit a record high of $16.5-billion (€14.9-billion) in 2018... Read more

ABB today announced that it has started construction of its new robotics manufacturing and research facility in China, the world’s largest robotics market. The facility is expected to open during 2021 and represents a total investment of $150... Read more

The seventh Euro-Asia Economic Forum began this week in Xi'an, China. Attendees included business leaders, politicians and academics from over 50 countries across Europe and Asia including Germany, France, Moldova, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan... Read more

German auto supplier Bosch is partnering with Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL) to develop high-performance battery cells... Read more

The Chinese ban on waste imports, implemented in January 2018, has led to "a crisis situation" in the European paper recycling sector, with a chronic oversupply of recovered paper and plummeting prices according to the European Recycling... Read more

A new China to Europe cargo freight train service has begun between Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province in eastern China to Budapest, the capital of Hungary... Read more

Polish cosmetics companies such as Ziaja, Bielenda, Bell, Paese and Verona have been able to successfully enter the Chinese market through international e-commerce platforms such as AliExpress and Tmall. Read more

The way the world does business is changing. Gone are the days when the UK was producing 40% of world manufacturing output. Today, China takes the top spot as a production powerhouse. It is now the world’s largest manufacturer, its output... Read more

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by FinEst Bay Area Development and a consortium of three Chinese companies as part of the plan to construct an undersea train tunnel from Helsinki, Finland to Tallinn, Estonia... Read more

The goods trade surplus between the EU and the US, as well as the bloc's surplus with China has increased in the first five months of the year, according to figures released by the EU statistics office Eurostat... Read more

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has given official approval to a new 2,000 km (1,250 mile) tolled motorway across Russia, according to the Vedimosti business newspaper. The privately funded four-lane Meridian Highway will run from the... Read more

A Chinese battery manufacturer and spin off from Great Wall Motor Company, the country's largest sport utility vehicle maker, has begun planning its first overseas venture; a manufacturing hub in Europe... Read more

The biggest beneficiaries in an escalating trade tariffs war between the US and China could be France and Germany, economists at Barclays have projected... Read more

China has launched a Chinese-Latvian cross-border e-commerce hub in the capital Riga at the Baltic Container Terminal... Read more

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and SDLG will further extend its cooperation to accelerate the profitable growth journey. As of December 2020, all excavators from 15 tonnes made for the Chinese market will be consolidated into one product... Read more

The European Union has set up a new mechanism in order to monitor implementation of China's agreed commitments, with an eye to using it as a template for monitoring other bilateral agreements... Read more

Serbia to get its first industrial park later this year and is looking to host global companies that are trying to tap into into central and eastern European markets. The park is being largely funded by China and will form a part of the emerging... Read more

  • Chinese chemical firm to build new facility in Serbia

  • Evergrande to work with global auto suppliers for EV development

  • ABB breaks ground on new robotics facility in Shanghai

  • Euro-Asia Economic Forum 2019 opening ceremony

  • Chinese cargo train

  • Shanghai skyline

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